Archive | May 31, 2012

Craft & Hobby Association Announces Formation of CHA-UK

The Craft & Hobby Association has announced the formation of an affiliate in the United Kingdom called CHA-UK. The new association will be independently funded and governed from its American affiliate, and will operate as a not-for-profit organization.

This isn’t CHA’s first international partnership. CHA already has a Canadian affiliate called the Canadian Craft & Hobby Association (CCHA), which also operates as an independent non-profit organization. Continue Reading →


Project Reboot | Project Life 2012 – First Steps

Welcome to Project Reboot on Scrapbook Update! This article is the first in a new ongoing series I’m going to be bringing you about how to rescue – or reboot – projects that you’ve abandoned half-completed or even just in the planning stages, so that you can make them into something that is completed that works for you!

The first few articles in this series will focus on Project Life. I hope you find them useful!

As I discussed on last week’s Paperclipping Roundtable episode about Project Life, I have been basically stalled on my 2012 Project Life. I love the concept of Project Life but was having trouble executing it in 2011 and 2012.

I got off to a good start for 2012, or so I thought. I really love the new Clementine kit this year, and I had decided to try Project Life digitally in 2012 to see if it would go better for me than the paper version that I tried to work with in 2011 but couldn’t stay with.

My digital cover page went quickly and I was really happy with the results. I didn’t follow the template of elements that the kit suggests using for the title page. Instead, I used a mix of title page and inside elements to create a collage of elements that were customized to send a specific message and set a theme.

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